MAWF Rundu regional office opens doors

RUNDU: The state of the art Kavango East region’s Rundu regional headquarter for the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) officially opened doors on Thursday.

The new double storey building constructed at a cost of N.dollars 27 million will accommodate all regional heads from all directorates in the ministry namely general services, directorate, veterinary service, agricultural production, extension and engineering services, directorate of Agricultural research, water supply and sanitation coordination as well as forestry directorate.

The Kavango East regional Governor Dr. Samuel Mambo in his remarks applauded the agriculture ministry for the construction of the office as it will go a long way in assisting the fight against poverty eradication.

Dr. Mambo indicated that the office will compliment other equally important infrastructure which have been established at the town by the ministry of agriculture such as the fresh produce hub and the agriculture technology centre amongst others which are crucial for Namibia’s national food security.

The Governor the called on the officials who will be working at the office complex to take care of the infrastructure and make full use of tin order to achieve the country’s dreams of poverty eradication.

Meanwhile, the Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa noted that the establishment of the office marks a significant milestone in the ministry’s efforts to bring services closer to the people.

The Agriculture Minister said the office will be place where citizens, residents, and farmers will access all crucial and essential services of the ministry under one roof noting that the office further clearly demonstrate the absolute importance of the agriculture, water and forestry services to the government and citizens.

“The office will make life easier for the farmers to consult and get services faster,” stressed the Minister.

Motorway then called on the officials who will be operating to have professional attitude in serving the residents at all time while further reminding such officials not to privatise the public office by using the office for personal things.

The MAWF Rundu regional headquarter consist of 14 offices including a boardroom, a conference hall and an information centre.

(edited)RUNDU: The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF)’s headquarters in the Kavango East Region was officially opened here on Thursday.

The double-storey building was constructed at a cost of N.dollars 27 million and will be rendering services for both the Kavango East and West. It will accommodate all departments from the three directorates in the ministry, including general services; veterinary services; agricultural production; extension and engineering services; agricultural research; water supply and sanitation coordination; as well as forestry.

The MAWF Rundu regional headquarters consist of 14 offices as well as a boardroom, a conference hall and an information centre.

Line minister John Mutorwa said during the inauguration that the establishment of the office marks a significant milestone in his ministry’s efforts to bring services closer to the people.

He said the office will be a place where citizens, residents and farmers can access all crucial and essential services of the ministry under one roof.

“The office will make life easier for the farmers to consult and get services faster,” said the minister.

Mutorwa then called on the officials who will be operating there to have a professional attitude in serving residents at all times, while further reminding such officials not to privatise the public office by using it for “personal things”.

On his part, Kavango East Governor, Dr Samuel Mbambo applauded the agriculture ministry for the construction of the office, saying it will go a long way in assisting the fight against poverty eradication.

He indicated that the office will compliment other equally important infrastructure which had been established at the town by the ministry of agriculture, such as the fresh produce hub and the agriculture technology centre, amongst others, that are crucial for Namibia’s national food security.

The governor then called on the staff who will be working at the office complex to take care of the infrastructure.

SOURCE: NAMPA